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Social Text (2013) 31 (2 (115)): 19–48.
Published: 01 June 2013
.... The identified shift in global hegemony is seen to produce and issue out of changed structures of lived subjectivity and feeling, social experience and imagination. In this paper I explore the question of disposability and temporal aesthetics—particularly the relation between land, people, and time—in global...
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Social Text (2012) 30 (1 (110)): 109–141.
Published: 01 March 2012
..., it is the tale of how we dispose of political wonder. © 2012 Duke University Press 2012 Fragments of the Political, or How We Dispose of Wonder Michael Dutton How do we dispose of wonder? This is less an article than a series of fragmented thoughts that, when taken together, shine a light on our...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (2 (147)): 69–91.
Published: 01 June 2021
... . 25. Labor-power, Marx writes, “can appear on the market as a commodity only if, and in so far as, its possessor, the individual whose labour-power it is, offers it for sale or sells it as a commodity. In order that its possessor may sell it as a commodity, he must have it at his disposal, he must...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (4 (117)): 1–24.
Published: 01 December 2013
... the detention and torture of a sex worker; (2) prescriptions of minoritarian disaffection and disposability advanced by three prominent Sri Lankan “liberal-left” public intellectuals in support of the state’s concluding 2009 assault on Tamils in “no-fire zones” and detention camps. Majoritarian right...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 73–79.
Published: 01 March 2018
...After Globalism Writing Group This essay reflects on the biopolitics of counting bodies under the conditions imposed by capitalism and state violence. It argues that war, refugee and migrant labor dislocations, and indeterminate zones of sovereignty have rendered bodies disposable and states...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 95–101.
Published: 01 March 2018
...” and positions what we think of as “media” as media of capitalism, that is, racial capitalism. Marginality, disposability, and the colonization of what Neferti X. M. Tadiar calls “life-time” is an increasingly universal condition. The forceful implication here is that a radical, decolonial left must add...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (2 (135)): 1–18.
Published: 01 June 2018
... relations already configured and disposed by imperial conquest and racial capitalism. In the Americas broadly and the United States specifically, colonization and transatlantic slavery set in motion the dynamics and differential racialized valuations that continue to underwrite particular forms...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (2 (135)): 83–106.
Published: 01 June 2018
... and compatibility of necropolitical will and conciliatory inclusion that seem emblematic of the current conjuncture, where the sustained project of attrition, devaluation, and disposability under way enacts dispossessive projects in the historical present. Chafing against the juridical propriety of limited...
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Social Text (2021) 39 (4 (149)): 27–53.
Published: 01 December 2021
..., social atomization, precarity, abandonment, and premature death under the COVID-19 pandemic. The pandemic has had especially lethal consequences for those who are impoverished, racially abjected, and deemed violable or disposable within economies of dispossession. For Indigenous peoples under US...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (1 (142)): 109–130.
Published: 01 March 2020
... strategies but within and through spaces of coalitional action. This approach to radical care and viable life encourages us to rethink how a necropolitics of trans life—lives marked as morally suspect and intrinsically disposable—coexists with a notion of trans vitalities that this article develops...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (2 (115)): 49–68.
Published: 01 June 2013
... with the “new reproductive dystopias” of neoliberalism and thus that those whom Butler portrays as “consenting” to their exploitation exist side by side with those who are forcibly enslaved and rendered disposable. We discover, in other words, that there are no postracial reproductive worlds or “free...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 81–89.
Published: 01 March 2018
.... Copyright © 2018 Duke University Press 2018 history narrative amnesia encryption race Amnesia conditions public memory and the possibilities around how to recount lost lives. The entwinement of amnesia and public memory devalues, renders disposable, and forgets the very colonized bodies...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (4 (129)): 19–40.
Published: 01 December 2016
... disposed among the latter. I want here to redirect the notion of martial races, giving it a more extended sense. Martial races are those produced and reproduced as the commanding or commanded subjects who are ontologically amenable and culturally available—in short, those disposed—to advancing...
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Social Text (2022) 40 (4 (153)): 97–123.
Published: 01 December 2022
... a return to an idyllic existence before human intervention. Indeed, human-made infrastructures across the borderlands that could support the environment of the region, such as waste disposal systems and public parks, have instead fallen into disrepair because of the single focus on securitization. Finding...
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Social Text (2001) 19 (4 (69)): 93–113.
Published: 01 December 2001
... as a new plan for salvaging Ciudad Juárez from an immi- nent crisis of stagnant industrial growth. This proposal comes together through the articulation of many familiar stories of the disposability of temporary laborers, of the collusion...
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Social Text (2013) 31 (2 (115)): 123–143.
Published: 01 June 2013
... (child rape and adolescent murder) as one effect of neoliberalism’s war on the young and its logic of necessary disposability. Both Sean and Jimmy’s fathers work at the Coleman Candy plant, although Sean’s father is a foreman and Jimmy’s...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 155–160.
Published: 01 March 2018
... . Sharpe Christina . 2016 . In the Wake: On Blackness and Being . Durham, NC : Duke University Press . Tadiar Neferti X. M. 2013 . “ Life-times of Disposability in Global Neoliberalism .” Social Text , no. 115 : 19 – 47 . Tuvel Rebecca . 2017 . “ In Defense of Transracialism...
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Social Text (2022) 40 (1 (150)): 69–89.
Published: 01 March 2022
... a functioning system for the disposal of waste. Almost immediately, the streets of Naples started to be flooded by urban garbage; heaps of trash were piling up, sometimes reaching the first floors of the buildings. Journalists from every corner of the world arrived in Naples, attracted by the lure of this urban...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (3 (128)): 27–50.
Published: 01 September 2016
... of primitive accumulation but also as the guarantor of capitalist discipline and disposability at the shifting borders of its circulatory movement. Indeed, if the system built upon racialized chattel slavery is understood as a “variant of capitalism,” might we not make the stronger claim...
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Social Text (2007) 25 (2 (91)): 81–102.
Published: 01 June 2007
.... “Letting” a particular population die requires an appearance of biological differ- ence between those who must live and those who must die. Racism con- stitutes this fissure between those subject to optimized life and merciless disposability.6...